1 Do body percussion with "Welcome to School"
Do body percussion with "Welcome to School".
In this lesson you will
Review as time permits:
Listen to the song.
Play the video again and sing along.
Adapt the game.
Zoom: sing and point to the students in the class. The last one gets to be the bee, and buzz with arms. The rest of the class copies what that last student does.
In-Person: sing (if allowed) and point to the students in the class. The last one gets to be the bee, and buzz with arms. The rest of the class copies what that last student does. If not allowed to sing, play the recording.
Optional: Print the pointing page.
Sing the song and point to the beat as you sing.
Optional: If a printer is available, have students create their own bug compositions.
Students will cut out the bugs and create a pattern.
Use the creative process in this activity.
Have students try out their pattern.
- do they like it? - if they do, glue it in the boxes.
Have students choose instruments or body percussion to play it.
- do they like it? - if not, refine it
Sing the song #109 "Burnie Bee" as the A section. Use student compositions as B, C, D sections.
You can accompany "Burnie Bee" on Orff instruments. Play a simple bordun on D-A.
Listen to the song, and move as the words suggest.
Create new ways for the leprechaun to move!
Play along with this Celtic piece.
Keep a beat.
Play the video again. Pause when there are questions. Discuss the answers.
- What instrument do you hear?
- How does the music make you feel?
- Is the music fast or slow?
Play the music again and invite students to create movement to the music.